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Healthcare Technician

Inspired Selections
Closing date
6 Mar 2023

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Job Role
Optical Technician
Contract Type
Full Time

This clinical ophthalmic hospital that focuses on providing truly outstanding eye health care to all its patients are now looking for a Health Care Technician to join their team in the Bradford area.

Competitive salary depending on experience – up to £23,500
33-days holiday per annum
Private medical insurance with Bupa
All employees have access to a wide range of discounted products and services including shopping, gifts, food & entertainment, and travel

Responsibilities of the Health Care Technician

o Hold accountability for the delivery of high-quality patient care
o Work closely with your colleagues to ensure the smooth running of operating lists.
o Completing diagnostic testing on patients in clinic, including Biometry, OCT, A-Scan, Visual fields, Pentacam, VA, IOP, Topography.
o Actively support and assist patients on surgery days ensuring effective communication.
o Handling patient enquiries effectively, by means of referral to a medical practitioner if necessary and providing service excellence.
o Provide basic advice on health promotion, with reference to ophthalmic surgery.
o Provide pre- and post-operative care, within level of competence, to patients.
o Have an empathetic and personal bed side manner at all times.
o Organise notes and hospital lists to ensure smooth running of hospital schedules, using the ERM system or manual records as appropriate.
o Preparation of consulting/examination/treatment rooms throughout the day ensuring rooms are tidy, stocked with appropriate equipment, stationery etc.
o Offer non-clinical advice regarding appointments and tests.
o Effective day to day management of the diagnostic equipment, including scheduling of patients and back up of diagnostic information.
o Patient data management, ensuring efficient operation of the equipment including any transfer of files between computers.
o Cleaning, preparing, and assembling of associated surgical equipment prior to and during treatment, in line with CQC guidelines and company protocols.
o Opening and closing of all consulting rooms and diagnostic rooms ensuring all equipment is clean and operational reporting any faults in equipment.
o Work with all staff to ensure an awareness of the uses, safety precautions and handling of equipment within the clinical areas.
o Ensure correct storage of all equipment, taking responsibility to report any concerns to the appropriate manager.
o Support the whole patient pathway including working in the operating theatre.
o To assist in the control of cross infection by working to the Hospital policy regarding Uniform Policy, the maintenance of a clean working environment, decontamination, and sterilisation procedures.
o To follow correct procedures for documenting and reporting any accident or incident.
o To assist with suppliers to ensure relevant levels of stock are available so surgery can be performed without delay.

Requirements of the Health Care Technician

o Experience of working in a healthcare environment or ophthalmic sector
o Highly organised, with clear forward planning and ability to flex according to customer needs
o Excellent attention to detail
o Highly motivated and able to work autonomously
o Strong IT skills, able to use all Microsoft Office applications and other systems/databases
o Comply with the Safeguarding policies, procedures, and protocols. All individuals have a duty to safeguard and promote the welfare of children, young people, and vulnerable adults.
o Able to build and maintain exceptional relationships with colleagues and customers
o Ability to deal with challenging behaviours
o Consistent professional attitude demonstrated to all colleagues and customers; personable, confident, and articulate always.

Compensation for the Health Care Technician

For your efforts a competitive salary of up to £23,500 is on offer
You will also have the opportunity to develop your career and progress
This is an excellent opportunity for a quality driven candidate who wishes to work within a stable pleasant environment.
Working with inspiring, passionate, and highly skilled colleagues with a common goal to deliver the highest standards of patient care
Working with a small company that does big things with a family feel and people at the heart of it

What happens next?

Once you have applied, one of the experienced team at Inspired Selections will give you a call to discuss the role in more detail.
They will also go over your previous experience from your CV and your current situation to make sure you have the relevant experience and match what the client is looking for.
Once this has been discussed leave it to us and we will arrange the meeting for you.

To apply for this new and rare opportunity:

– Call Natasha at Inspired Selections on 0121 778 6999
– Upload your C.V to
– SMS your Name and Availability for a call to 07537417722


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